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Friday, October 23, 2015

Being Like Water ~ Chloe Carlson, Sirena Tales

let me be
like water
still
echoing
a mirror
reflection
connecting
without
adhering
and yes, always
flowing
an internal knowing
the eternal
let me be like water

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Quotes of the day... 10/23/15

Imagination brought mankind 
through the dark ages, and imagination 
can get us through this one as well. 
     ~adapted, L. Frank Baum

We dream to give ourselves hope. 
To stop dreaming - well, that’s like 
saying you can never change your fate. 
     ~ Amy Tan

We are not creatures of circumstance; 
we are creators of circumstance. 
     ~ Benjamin Disraeli

Quotes of the day... 10/22/15

I believe that if we cultivate a true attention, 
a deep ability to see what has been there all along, 
we will find worlds within us and between us. 
     ~ Shauna Niequist

The nuances and shades and secrets 
and intimations of love and friendship 
and marriage and parenting are action-packed 
and multicolored, if you know where to look.
     ~ Shauna Niequist

Today is your big moment. Moments, really. 
The life you’ve been waiting for 
is happening all around you.
     ~ Shauna Niequist

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Quotes of the day... 10/21/15

“Until you've lost your reputation, 
you never realize what a burden it was 
or what freedom really is.”
     ~ Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind 

“That is the one unforgivable sin in any society. 
Be different and be damned!”
     ~ Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind 

“Now you are beginning to think for yourself 
instead of letting others think for you. 
That’s the beginning of wisdom.”
     ~ Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Quotes of the day... 10/20/15

Steps to Thriving
     ~adapted, Arianna Huffington

Sleep
Meditate
Be grateful
Move your body
Focus on your breathing
Look at what brings you joy
Listen to your inner wisdom
Put a skill or talent to good use 
Indulge in small acts of kindness
Forgive yourself and let go of judgments
Allow and embrace random personal connections

A man who is master of himself 
can end a sorrow as easily 
as he can invent a pleasure. 
     ~ Oscar Wilde, via Ivan Kelly

Monday, October 19, 2015

Quotes of the day... 10/19/15

“Don't worry as much
about being good
as aspiring to be authentic.”
     ~ Yann Martel

Know that, in every situation
our reaction is creating our future.

“An epic simplicity.”
     ~ Yann Martel